PULASKI, Va. -- Communications Director

PULASKI, Va. -- Communications Director

First United Methodist Church Pulaski is seeking a part-time Communications Director. Qualified candidates will help us grow meaningful engagement through social media and our website and assist with audiovisual efforts to improve the quality of our online presence.

The Communications Director will work with the senior pastor and other leadership to maintain a consistent church identity online:

  • Help communicate the message of the church through electronic, internet, and social media.

  • Build connection among our growing Facebook/online audience, both during the worship service on Sunday mornings and throughout the week.

  • Apply quality design and provide a style that is in keeping with the character of FUMC Pulaski. Provide a consistent and identifiable sense of branding for online communications.

  • Assist in making in-person worship a meaningful experience for those who watch online. 

  • Expand our presence on Instagram and explore other social media options to create meaningful engagement. 

  • Keep our website up to date.

  • Assist with graphic design for social media and church events.

  • Assist with recording and broadcasting elements for the worship service, including working with choir and praise band and updating the sermon podcast.

  • Invite and encourage volunteers to assist with the work of church communications.

We envision this position as 10-15 hours per week based on experience and availability, with opportunities to grow into something more as our church continues to grow.

Qualifications:

  • Strong desire to effectively communicate the ministries of the church to the congregation and community.

  • Previous experience with digital media/communications is strongly desired.

  • Strong computer skills, with experience in multiple social media platforms.

  • Self-motivated and capable of regularly producing content on your own.

Candidates should submit a resume to the senior pastor at will.shelton@fumcpulaski.org, along with any samples of previous work in web or graphic design, social media, and/or audio/visual technology.